NitiAayog Praise For Odisha Millet Mission & ‘Mo Upakari Bagicha’


Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government’s flagship programmes ‘Odisha Millets Mission’ and ‘Mo Upakari Bagicha’ have been featured as success stories in a NITI Aayog report – Health and Nutrition Practice Insights.

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had tweeted about the recognition and expressed his happiness over the success.

The national policy body has observed that the efforts of Millets Odisha has led to a rapid increase in the number of farmers growing millets.

Similarly, ‘Mo Upakari Bagicha’ is improving the dietary diversity among women and children in the State.

The Odisha Millets Mission has increased the number of farmers growing millets, inclusion of Ragi in PDS and Anganwadi menu under the mission.

The report titled ‘Health & Nutrition Practice Insights’ praises the schemes, highlighting how they brought real change at the grassroots.

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